Nonpublic Schools

Running a School


Quick links to important categories of information contained on this page:


Annual Fire Inspection

Nonpublic Fire Safety Report - Letter to Administrators/Charter Schools Word document icon (53KB)

Nonpublic School Fire Safety Report Word document icon (269KB)

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Basic Educational Data System (BEDS) Reports

Instructions for completing the BEDS Report of Nonpublic Schools, the BEDS Report on Nonpublic Schools, and the BEDS Addendum for schools applying for a BEDS code for may be found at: http://www.p12.nysed.gov/irs/beds/

Questions about the BEDS forms should be addressed to dataquest@mail.nysed.gov.

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Federal Programs

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Funding Opportunities

The following opportunities are available for eligible nonpublic schools in New York State:

  • Academic Intervention for Nonpublic Schools (AIS)
  • Comprehensive Attendance Program (CAP)
  • Learning Technology Grant Program (LTG)
  • Mandated Services Aid (MSA)

For more information about funding, please visit: http://www.p12.nysed.gov/nonpub/fundingopportunities/

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Instructional Materials Aids - Information and Legislation

Please reference the Handbook on Services to Pupils Attending Nonpublic Schools for additional information.

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Mandated Reporters of Child Abuse and Neglect

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Mandated Services Aid

Mandated Services Aid website

OSC Vendor IDs and NYSED Substitute Form W-9

In order to claim reimbursement for Mandated Services, nonpublic schools are required to have a Vendor record established in the Statewide Financial System and obtain an OSC Vendor ID number. While many schools have responded to initial requests from the Office of the State Comptroller and/or subsequent request from the State Education Department and been assigned a the Vendor ID, there are many that have not complied. This will affect your ability to claim Mandated Services and CAP.

Click here for the OSC Vendor IDs and NYSED Substitute Form W-9.

Mandated Services Online Training

Need help with the web-based computer system to file your claim online? Sign up for training!

Last Updated: March 26, 2014